Endeca announced the availability of new Manufacturing & Distribution Search Solutions, a combination of information retrieval applications, services and expertise. The new Endeca solutions help people can find parts and products knowing only limited information, such as attributes, dimensions or fragmentary knowledge of what they need. Whether an engineer searching for the best part to include in a new design or a customer looking for product information on a manufacturer’s website, Endeca’s search and Guided Navigation helps employees and customers find what they are looking for. The Endeca Product Data Navigator combines search and browse into a single integrated function, giving users the ability to find products, parts, components and related information through a web-based interface. With the Endeca Product Data Navigator, pre-built content adapters can combine data from multiple systems, like PLM, ERP and any other information repository to create an integrated view of data from multiple silos. http://www.endeca.com